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Manual Reference Pages  -  FRIBIDI_GET_BIDI_TYPE (3)

NAME

fribidi_get_bidi_type - get character bidi type

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

#include <fribidi.h>

FriBidiCharType fribidi_get_bidi_type(FriBidiChar ch);

PARAMETERS

FriBidiChar ch
  Input character.

DESCRIPTION

This function returns the bidi type of a character as defined in Table 3.7 Bidirectional Character Types of the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm available at http://www.unicode.org/reports/tr9/#Bidirectional_Character_Types, using data provided in file UnicodeData.txt of the Unicode Character Database available at http://www.unicode.org/Public/UNIDATA/UnicodeData.txt.

There are a few macros defined in fribidi-bidi-types.h for querying a bidi type.

RETURNS

Possible values for a FriBidiCharType are as follows:
FRIBIDI_TYPE_LTR Left-To-Right letter.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_RTL Right-To-Left letter.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_AL Arabic Letter.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_EN European Numeral.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_AN Arabic Numeral.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_ES European number Separator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_ET European number Terminator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_CS Common Separator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_NSM Non Spacing Mark.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_BN Boundary Neutral.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_BS Block Separator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_SS Segment Separator.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_WS WhiteSpace.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_ON Other Neutral.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_LRE Left-to-Right Embedding.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_RLE Right-to-Left Embedding.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_LRO Left-to-Right Override.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_RLO Right-to-Left Override.
FRIBIDI_TYPE_PDF Pop Directional Flag.

SEE ALSO

fribidi_charset_to_unicode(3), fribidi_unicode_to_charset(3), fribidi_parse_charset(3), fribidi_shape_arabic(3), fribidi_get_par_direction(3), fribidi_get_par_embedding_levels(3), fribidi_reorder_line(3), fribidi_get_bidi_types(3), fribidi_get_bidi_type_name(3), fribidi_debug_status(3), fribidi_mirroring_status(3), fribidi_set_mirroring(3), fribidi_reorder_nsm_status(3), fribidi_set_reorder_nsm(3), fribidi_log2vis_get_embedding_levels(3), fribidi_get_type(3), fribidi_get_type_internal(3), fribidi_remove_bidi_marks(3), fribidi_log2vis(3), fribidi_join_arabic(3), fribidi_get_joining_type(3), fribidi_get_joining_types(3), fribidi_get_joining_type_name(3), fribidi_get_mirror_char(3), fribidi_shape_mirroring(3), fribidi_shape(3)
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GNU FriBidi 0.19.7 FRIBIDI_GET_BIDI_TYPE (3) 6 December 2012

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